46 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

46 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

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46 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly + Bus:  4​h
1
Argostolion, Cephalonia
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Zakynthos Town, Zakynthos
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Chania Town, Crete
— 4 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Rethymnon, Crete
— 4 nights
Taxi + Ferry:  3​h
5
Fira, Santorini
— 8 nights
Ferry:  1​h 45​min
6
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 8 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
7
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 9 nights
Fly + Bus:  6​h 30​min
8
Lindos, Rhodes
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  6​h
End: Athens

4
nights
Argostolion, Cephalonia

Argostolion ©
A modern town with a traditional character, Argostolion draws visitors with museums, gardens, squares, pedestrianized shopping streets, and a cobbled seaside promenade.
Get out of town with these interesting Argostolion side-trips: Domaine Foivos (in Vouni), Monastery of Panagia Agrilion (in Sami) and Castle (in Assos). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of Agios Andreas, see the interesting displays at Focas-Cosmetatos Foundation, take an in-depth tour of Corgialenios Istoriko kai Laografiko Mouseio, and do a tasting at Melissinos Winery.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Argostolion road trip planning site .

Athens to Argostolion is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in February, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Zakynthos Town.

Things to do in Argostolion

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Cephalonia, Sami, Castle, Domaine Foivos, Divino Wines and Vinegar
Highlights from your plan
Catholic church of St Nicolai ©
Catholic church of St Nicolai
Focas-Cosmetatos Foundation ©
Focas-Cosmetatos Foundation
Divino Wines and Vinegar ©
Divino Wines and Vinegar

4
nights
Zakynthos Town, Zakynthos

Zakynthos Town ©
The commercial center of the eponymous island, Zakynthos Town bustles with the energy as excited tourists and residents go about their daily business.
Zakynthos Town is known for historic sites, beaches, wildlife, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Zakynthos Metropolis Church, make a trip to Monastery of Panagia Skopiotissa, have some family-friendly fun at Zante Paintball, and stop by Memento.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Zakynthos Town trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Argostolion to Zakynthos Town takes 4 hours. In February in Zakynthos Town, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Zakynthos Town

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Zakynthos, Kalamaki, Bochali, Argassi, Banana Beach
Highlights from your plan
Zakynthos Metropolis Church ©
Zakynthos Metropolis Church
Solomos Wines ©
Solomos Wines
Monastery of Panagia Skopiotissa ©
Monastery of Panagia Skopiotissa

4
nights
Chania Town, Crete

Chania Town ©
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Get out of town with these interesting Chania Town side-trips: Elafonissi Beach (in Elafonissi) and Kissamos (Church Of Saint Spyridon & Balos Lagoon). There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront activity at Old Venetian Harbor, stroll the grounds of Souda Bay War Cemetery, delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera, and take in the exciting artwork at Apostolakis Handmade Ceramics.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Chania Town online vacation builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zakynthos Town to Chania Town. In February in Chania Town, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Souda, Kissamos, Elafonissi Beach, Samaria Gorge National Park, Apostolakis Handmade Ceramics
Highlights from your plan
Elafonissi Beach ©
Elafonissi Beach
Old Venetian Harbor ©
Old Venetian Harbor
Balos Lagoon ©
Balos Lagoon

4
nights
Rethymnon, Crete

Rethymnon ©
Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rethymnon: Heraklion (Nerium Oleander, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, & more), The Palace of Knossos (in Knosos) and Kazantzakis Museum (in Myrtia). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Rethymnon Old Town, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, examine the collection at Museum of El Greco, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of Arkadi.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rethymnon online route planner .

Traveling by bus from Chania Town to Rethymnon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. February in Rethymnon sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Heraklion, Kazantzakis Museum, Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Museum of El Greco
Highlights from your plan
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Rethymnon Old Town ©
Rethymnon Old Town

8
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, museums, spas, historic sites, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Anastasis Church.

To plan Fira vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Rethymnon to Fira takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In February, daytime highs in Fira are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Oia, Kamari, Imerovigli, Akrotiri, Castelli of Emporio
Highlights from your plan
Sunset in Oia ©
Sunset in Oia
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Anastasis Church ©
Anastasis Church

8
nights
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

Mykonos Town ©
A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, beaches, museums, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Little Venice, sample the tasty concoctions at Mykonos Brewing Company, explore the galleries of The House of Fine Art - HOFA Gallery Mykonos, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town online holiday builder .

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Mykonos, Paradise Beach, Speed Boats Tours, Agios Stefanos Church
Highlights from your plan
Paraportiani Church ©
Paraportiani Church
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

9
nights
Corfu Town, Corfu

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Corfu Town: Pyramid Adventure Park (in Agios Spyridonas), Arena horse riding corfu (in Perithia) and Kassiopi (Monastery Of Pantokrator & Church of the Panayia Kassopitra). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Panagia Vlachernon, don't miss a visit to Monastery of Myrtiotisa, and look for gifts at Kombos.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Corfu Town trip site .

Fly from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Corfu Town when traveling from Mykonos Town in March, with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Corfu, Kassiopi, Folklore museum of central corfu, Sakis Water Sports, Achilleion Museum
Highlights from your plan
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Archaeological Museum of Corfu ©
Archaeological Museum of Corfu

3
nights
Lindos, Rhodes

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
On the 23rd (Mon), contemplate the long history of Village of Lindos, then look for gifts at Kori Lindos, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lindos Beach. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Tsambika Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Pavlos Beach, then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Lindos, and finally stroll the grounds of Church of St. Anastasia the Roman.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lindos trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Corfu Town to Lindos in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Lindos when traveling from Corfu Town in March, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lindos

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Rhodes, Ancient Kamiros, Church of St. Anastasia the Roman
Highlights from your plan
Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Acropolis of Lindos ©
Acropolis of Lindos
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach

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